HyperDic: referee

English > 5 senses of the word referee:
NOUNperson referee, ref(sports) the chief official (as in boxing or American football) who is expected to ensure fair play
person referee, reviewer, readersomeone who reads manuscripts and judges / judges their suitability for publication
person refereean attorney appointed by a court to investigate and report on a case
VERBcompetitionreferee, umpirebe a referee or umpire in a sports competition
communicationreferee, peer reviewevaluate professionally a colleague's work
referee > pronunciation
Soundsreh.feriy'
Rhymesaccessory ... worry: 201 rhymes with eriy...
English > referee: 5 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(sports) the chief official (as in boxing or American football) who is expected to ensure fair play.
Synonymref
Categorysport, athleticsAn active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
Broaderofficialsomeone who administers the rules of a game / game or sport
Spanishárbitro
Catalanàrbitre
Verbsrefersend or direct for treatment, information, or a decision
refereebe a referee or umpire in a sports competition
English > referee: 5 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who reads manuscripts and judges / judges their suitability for publication.
Synonymsreviewer, reader
Narrowerscannersomeone who scans verse to determine the number and prosodic value of the syllables
BroadercriticAnyone who expresses a reasoned judgment of something
Spanishárbitro, crítico, evaluador, lector
Catalanàrbitre, avaluador
Verbsrefersend or direct for treatment, information, or a decision
refereeevaluate professionally a colleague's work
English > referee: 5 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningAn attorney appointed by a court to investigate and report on a case.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderlawyer, attorneyA professional person authorized to practice law
English > referee: 5 senses > verb 1, competition
MeaningBe a referee or umpire in a sports competition.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymumpire
Categorysport, athleticsAn active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
BroaderjudgeDetermine the result of (a competition)
Spanisharbitrar, árbitro
Catalanarbitrar
Nounsreferee(sports) the chief official (as in boxing or American football) who is expected to ensure fair play
refereeingthe act of umpiring
English > referee: 5 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningEvaluate professionally a colleague's work.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonympeer review
Broaderreview, critiqueAppraise critically
Spanisharbitrar, criticar, revisar
Catalanarbitrar
Nounsrefereesomeone who reads manuscripts and judges / judges their suitability for publication

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